Armitage's Native Plants for North American Gardens

Armitage's Native Plants for North American Gardens

Book - 2006
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The popularity of native North American plants has soared in recent years, for many good reasons. Whatever draws you to native plants, you'll find no better or more authoritative guide than Allan Armitage. Widely acknowledged as one of the world's foremost horticulturists, Armitage describes more than 630 species and cultivars of perennials, biennials, and annuals that are native to the United States, bringing to each plant a wealth of practical knowledge and the full weight of his experience and expertise. Each entry includes a general description of the plant plus essential data you need to grow it successfully, including habitat, hardiness, correct garden site, maintenance, and propagation — all in a clear, easy-to-use format. Whether you are a native plant enthusiast or simply wish to use plants that work in the landscape, you'll find everything you are looking for in this readable, information-packed volume.

This comprehensive and lavishly illustrated volume is perfect for anyone interested in learning about and gardening with North American native plants. One of the world's foremost horticulturists, Allan Armitage describes more than 630 species and cultivars of perennials, biennials, and annuals, bringing to each plant a wealth of practical knowledge and the full weight of his experience and expertise.


Baker & Taylor
A leading horticulturalist touts the benefits of using native North American plants in one's home garden, describing more than 630 species and cultivars of perennials, biennials, and annuals native to the United States.

Baker
& Taylor

A leading horticulturalist touts the benefits of using native North American plants in one's home garden, describing more than 630 species and cultivars of perennials, biennials, and annuals native to the United States and furnishing essential data on habitat, hardiness, correct garden sites, cultivation, maintenance, and propagation.

Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, c2006
ISBN: 9780881927603
0881927600
Characteristics: 451 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm

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